Four top partners at accountants KPMG arrested in tax evasion probe

Four top partners at accountants KPMG arrested in tax evasion probe

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Probe: KPMG partners Jon D’Arcy, Eamonn Donaghy, Arthur O’Brien and Paul Hollway – are being investigated by HMRC over ta

Probe: KPMG partners Jon D’Arcy, Eamonn Donaghy, Arthur O’Brien and Paul Hollway – are being investigated by HMRC over ta

The four top partners at accountants KPMG in Ireland have been arrested in a tax evasion probe.

Four partners – Jon D’Arcy, Eamonn Donaghy, Arthur O’Brien and Paul Hollway – are being investigated by HMRC over tax.

They are KPMG’s most senior staff in Northern Ireland and are directors of a property investment company called JEAP Ltd, separate to their KPMG jobs. 

It is thought the HMRC investigation relates to this company, founded in 2005, which hit trouble in the crash in 2008.

KPMG says it is co-operating with the probe, adding: ‘It is important to emphasise we do not have any indication this investigation relates to the business of KPMG or the business of our clients.’

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